Blue Cross Slaps Hofstra, Hospital With Logo IP Suit

Law360, New York (March 2, 2011, 6:48 PM EST) -- The Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association sued Hofstra University and a health care system Tuesday in Illinois, hitting them with trademark infringement and unfair competition claims for using a blue shield symbol to promote health education and delivery services.

Cassandra M. Crane of Much Shelist Denenberg Ament & Rubenstein PC lodged the suit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, slapping Hofstra and North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System Inc. with claims of federal trademark infringement, false designation of origin, trademark...
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